In Memoriam: A Tribute to RTN Federal Credit Union Board Member William Croteau

RTN Federal Credit Union Board Volunteer William J “Bill” Croteau, passed away on April 21, 2021.

William CroteauBill was an RTN Board of Directors Volunteer for 15 years, serving on our Asset Liability Management (ALM) Committee, Legislation Committee and Supervisory Committee. He worked for GTE Sylvania in Exeter, NH and Ipswich, MA a total of 33 years, retiring in 1992 at the age of 53.

A lifelong resident of Amesbury, Bill enjoyed volunteering his time to several charitable organizations, including St. Vincent De Paul, a voluntary organization in the Catholic Church to help those in need, as well as the Credit Union. He also served as an Amesbury City Councilor and was active with Boy Scouts and youth sports. In 1958 he joined the US Army and served a total of three years as Military Police (MP). He served thirteen months in Korea and subsequently went on to continue his education obtaining a Bachelor’s degree from Northeastern University while raising a family and pursuing a career.

Bill was generous with his time and knowledge to help support the Credit Union’s mission of serving our members and the community. We will miss Bill and send our condolences to his wife Joanne, his children and grandchildren and the extended Croteau family.

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